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Gary Sugal Bari Series III

I just got my bari Gary Sugal III, and was impressed by the warm center tone and responsiveness of this sax, plus even though…

4 years ago
by luiyo456 (18 posts)

Bless Brand Tenor Sax?

I had a customer come into our store today with a "BLESS" tenor sax that he picked up in Germany. Has anyone heard of this? A…

4 years ago
by phlip773 (10 posts)

yamaha or selmer?

my dad is looking into buying me a Selmer SAS280 La Voix II Alto Saxophone or a Yamaha YAS-62II Series Professional Alto Saxo…

4 years ago
by cuber (653 posts)

JOLLYSUN Saxophones?

It seems that the United Arab

4 years ago
by blmoura (1 post)

How much are my saxophones worth can anyone give me an idea?

I dont know the exact name of either or them but i know the brands One is CONN the other is OLDS i got the CONN for free and…

4 years ago
by luiyo456 (18 posts)

Saxgourmet Super 400 review

Just received my Super 400 Dec. 23rd. Absolutely stunning looking horn, flawless finish, stout build quality. Horns looks alm…

4 years ago
by saxxsymbol (217 posts)

In Need of Help

Hi! I play baritone saxophone, and am currently in a creative slump...in every artistic endeavor. Anyway. I need something t…

4 years ago
by Altonian11 (39 posts)

Ear Training

TRAIN YOUR EAR, PLAY BETTER: Reel Space Irish Music School is now making it's custom ear training software, Reel Ear, availa…

4 years ago
by Reel Ear (1 post)

Info on Buescher Sax

I have been left a Buescher True Tone Sax that was manufactured in 1923-1924...SN:134283 in Elkhart, Indiana. I am donating i…

5 years ago
by MissJane (1 post)

Help

RBM PRO. ALTO SAXOPHONE EXCELLENT & RARE. Does anybody know anything about this sax? It was advertised on "ebay". I have "goo…

5 years ago
by newreedsyndrome (343 posts)

How the hell long does an overhaul take?

ARRRR my damn sax has been in for repairs since April 21st.... Everytime I call the tech says it will be a few more weeks...…

5 years ago
by knorter (205 posts)

A Conn or two

My first question is in relation to a Conn that has what looks like shooting stars engraved on it. It has two lots of numbers…

5 years ago
by Fiona (8 posts)

Looking for advice on purchasing a tenor

I played a ton when I was younger, but I have not played in about 10 years starting a family, etc.etc. Miss playing and am lo…

5 years ago
by kelsey (815 posts)

What is wrong with my Yamaha Custom??Please help!

Long story short- my alto is a Yamaha Custom 875, the older horn before they started the EX and Z's. Recently I had the key h…

5 years ago
by JCanz (1 post)

Seeking investor(s) for SAXOPHONE projects - serious inquiries only - $30k

I am a professional saxophonist, writer, researcher and inventor, working in the field for 30+ years. For the past 7 years,…

5 years ago
by Dave Bass (1 post)

P Mauriat Vs. Conn 6m "Naked Lady"

I'm looking to buy a new sax and trying to decide which is a better buy. My budget is about 2000-2500. I've heard good things…

5 years ago
by kelsey (815 posts)

Has anyone heard of an RBM "S" Alto Sax?

I have had an RBM "S" Alto Sax for years. No one I have come across has heard of or seen one before. Does anyone know where t…

5 years ago
by cooroycoll (1 post)

Complete beginner, i love the sax

Hey guys! Actually, I joined this forum a long time ago. But due to my hectic schedule, I never really got to participate. An…

5 years ago
by gloriousnunal (1 post)

Silverplate

I have a silverplate soprano saxophone, and this summer my daughter and I will be taking the whole thing apart, polishing it,…

5 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

Low Eb to C and Low C# to B

Hey everybody, I've been having problems pretty consecutively with passages that involve these two finger movements. My horn…

5 years ago
by Roy McGrath (7 posts)

Old Saxaphone in the attic-is it worthwhile getting it repaired and how old might it be?

Good morning! I am new to this forum and hope that your experiences in the music/ saxaphone industry can help me please. My o…

5 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Jazz Saxophone & Classical Saxophone: Why The Enmity?

First and foremost, we are all saxophonists. Neither genre is better than the other in any way. That's the beauty of art in g…

5 years ago
by flowertj (6 posts)

Should Relaquering A Horn Deprciate The Value So Much Nowadays?

I understand that to relacquer a horn years ago would significantly drop the value of the horn due to the fact that it was do…

5 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

1956 Mark VI Selmer Saxophone

I have my fathers sax and he is askig me to sell it for him. He has been playing reed instruments his whole life, now 82. Unf…

5 years ago
by vancegolfs (1 post)

What Sax to sell?

I own some vintage saxes. A conn naked lady alto, a mark 6 selmer alto handpicked for me by Jimmy Abato, and 2 selmer mark 6…

5 years ago
by MartinMods (63 posts)
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